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Full text of "History Of Ancient India"

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SOLASA MAHAJANAPADAS}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li4\fi0\ri0\sb212\sa0\sl-241\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw-1\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 belonged Parantapa, father of the Buddha's contemporary \expndtw-3 Udena.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li11\fi450\ri151\sb14\sa0\sl-241\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw11\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 9. Kuru : The Kuru realm was in the neigh\-\expndtw9 bourhood of Delhi. Among its towns may be men\-\expndtw5 tioned Indapatta (Indraprastha) and Hatthinipura \expndtw12 (Hastinapura). The Kurus had now lost their poli\-\expndtw1 tical importance.}\par {\pntext\pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li22\fi349\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-241\slmult0\tx850 \b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw-16\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24  10.\tab}\pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li22\fi349\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-241\slmult0\tx850 \f2\fs20{\*\pn\pnlvlbody\pndec\pnstart10\pnindent479\pnf2{\pntxta .}}\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw-16\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 {\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw6\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 Pancala :   This  region roughly  corresponded\line \expndtw10 to modern Rohilkhand and a portion of the Central-.\line \expndtw7 Doab.   It had two divisions, Northern and Southern, \loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f2\cchs0 \'95\line \expndtw6\hich\af0\dbch\af2\loch\f0\cchs0 the Ganges forming the boundary line.    Their capitals\line \expndtw8 were Ahicchatra and Kampilya respectively.    One of\line \expndtw7 the early Pancala kings, Dummukha  (Durrmikha),   is\line \expndtw2 credited with conquests in all directions.}\par {\pntext\pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li22\fi349\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-241\slmult0\tx850 \b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw-16\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24  11.\tab}\pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li22\fi349\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-241\slmult0\tx850 \f2\fs20{\*\pn\pnlvlbody\pndec\pnstart10\pnindent479\pnf2{\pntxta .}}\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw-16\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 {\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw6\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 Maccha or Matsya :   The    Matsyas  ruled to\line the west of the Jumna and south of the Kurus.    Their\line \expndtw3 capital was Virat-nagara (modern Bairat, Jaipur State).}\par {\pntext\pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li22\fi349\ri0\sb29\sa0\sl-238\slmult0\tx850 \b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw-14\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24  12.\tab}\pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li22\fi349\ri0\sb29\sa0\sl-238\slmult0\tx850 \f2\fs20{\*\pn\pnlvlbody\pndec\pnstart10\pnindent479\pnf2{\pntxta .}}\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw-14\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 {\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw6\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 Surasena :   The Surasenas were masters  of a\line \expndtw7 kingdom, of which Mathura was the capital.    It was\line \expndtw8 here that the Yadava family played a great part.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li76\fi324\ri76\sb32\sa0\sl-227\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw14\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 13- Assaka: In the Buddha's time the Assakas \expndtw4 were settled on the Godavarl with Potali or Potana as \expndtw2 their chief town, but when the list was drawn up their \expndtw6 territory appears to have been between Avanti and \expndtw-5 Mathura.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li112\fi0\ri58\sb50\sa0\sl-241\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw11\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 14, Avanti or Western Malwa : Its capital was \expndtw10 Fj^\super 1\nosupersub ' ^\super lie\nosupersub  metropolis of its southern portion was Matussatl or Mahismati (modern Mandhata), where \expndtw1 the Haihayas in ancient times.}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li3575\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-245\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw0\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 .}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li126\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-245\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\sub\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw3\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 T\nosupersub    *\super 5\nosupersub * . \super (\nosupersub f\super aadil\nosupersub ara i.e.,  modern  eastern   Afghanistan : \expndtw6 Its capital was TaksaSila (modern Taxila, Rawalpindi \expndtw13 The kingdom perhaps also included Kash-}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qj\li713\fi1134\ri0\sb270\sa0\sl-234\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\super\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw18\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs24 :\nosupersub  The Kambojas also held sway in \expndtw6 . -west, being usually associated with the Gand-\super\expndtw10 m\nosupersub  \super e\nosupersub P\super l\nosupersub 8\loch\af0\hich\af0\dbch\f2\cchs0 \'bb\hich\af0\dbch\af2\loch\f0\cchs0 pkc records and literature. 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